Bhubaneswar: It seems that the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch is intensifying its crackdown against drug trade as they seized brown sugar worth around Rs 1 crore from Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar. Police also arrested two persons from the spot.
The breakthrough came after a special team of the STF conducted a raid based on specific intelligence inputs.
During the raid, officials foiled a major narcotics deal that was being held in the state capital.
As per official sources, two accused were held from the spot while they were on a motorcycle and brown sugar worth around Rs 1 crore was seized.
Reportedly, efforts are now on to ascertain their forward and backward linkages in the entire chain of illegal narcotics trade.